Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/10/2015 - 7:50am
High school typing class was once just an elective for students planning to attend college. No more. Teaching kids to type from an early age is becoming standard.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/07/2015 - 2:19pm
For the past several decades, school systems have disinvested in teaching students how to make things, discontinuing shop classes and other hands-on learning to stress academic instruction and college prep classes. But now, creating opportunities for students to have applied learning experiences is a critical pathway to high-demand jobs.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:21pm
Scholars who study online education are recommending that states curb the growth of full-time virtual schools until better quality safeguards are put in place.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 1:45pm
More technology in the classroom has long been a policy-making panacea. But mounting evidence shows that showering students, especially those from struggling families, with networked devices will not shrink the class divide in education. If anything, it will widen it.